[sic], the latest endeavor of soft noise/dark ambient blowhard, Controlled Dissonance, is an expression of minimalistic composition. Stripping down to the bare bones, Controlled Dissonance culled the sounds for this release exclusively from field recordings and found material on microcassette. These recordings were manipulated with a transcription device, a handful of effects pedals and a small arsenal of digital effects. The resulting tracks both belie the humble origin of their source recordings, and elevate even the commonplace sounds of the world around us to new realms of ambience.
May 11, 2012 Subject:
Controlled Dissonance is sonic bliss! ....padge....
April 8, 2009 Subject:
This is a work dedicated to ambient noise; what we know as background is the center of interest here. I haven't heard all of it, but I can't yet identify any intelligible sound, which makes it all the more intriguing.
The 'branding' presented here made me skeptical, but I really do like the product.